Nashville, TN (June 2, 2023)
Today, two-time GRAMMY® nominated, Billboard Music and NAACP Image Award winning, inspirational artist, Koryn Hawthorne, releases her brand new single, “Cry,” lifted from her forthcoming third album. The triple-threat entertainer’s new single, “Cry” is available to stream and purchase wherever music is sold and streamed now.
Produced by, J White Did It, “Cry” demonstrates Hawthorne’s ability to transcend across all genres, showcasing her signature vocals and encouraging lyrics over the popular music sample, “In All My Wildest Dreams” by the late jazz legend, Joe Sample. Hawthorne gracefully reminds all, that it’s okay to show emotions and be vulnerable amid any life storm.
Having carved a lane of her own, Hawthorne provides a refreshing blend of gospel, pop, hip-hop and R&B. Hawthorne is best known for being a finalist in season 8 of NBC’s reality TV singing competition The Voice, placing fourth place as a member on Pharrell Williams‘ team. After finishing in 4th place on The Voice, Hawthorne got signed to RCA Inspiration. Since placing 4th she has been seen as a guest star on WE tv’s Mary Mary, Bounce’s Saints & Sinners and OWN’s “Greenleaf.” Koryn went on to shatter Billboard’s Hot Gospel Songs Chart in 2018 claiming the title of longest reign by a female artist, with her infectious #1 smash hit “Won’t He Do It” – garnering RIAA-Certified Gold® recognition. Hawthorne recently starred in the Peacock original film, PRAISE THIS, portraying mean-girl, “Fallon.”